Born in Novosibirsk in 1984, Alexander Abaturov graduated from Gorky University in Ekaterinburg. After working as a journalist for the Federal press agency, he moved to France to obtain an MA in creative documentary filmmaking from the Lussac documentary school. His first documentary Sleeping Souls (2013) was screened at several international film festivals. Syn (The Son), his first feature documentary in 2018, was selected at the Berlinale Forum and Cinéma du Réel.
- Paradis (documentary) 2022
- Le fils / Syn (documentary) 2018
- La Russie dans l’objectif (TV series) 2016